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Mining News Pro - Brazil Minerals announced that its Pindaíba diamond operation in the eastern state of Minas Gerais has been producing a considerable amount of gem-quality stones.

Mining News Pro - Brazilian state prosecutors will announce a complaint against Vale SA, a contractor and 16 individuals for crimes related to the massive dam collapse that killed more than 250 people in Brazil last January.

Mining News Pro - Vale SA’s former chief executive officer was charged with homicide for the massive dam collapse that killed more than 250 people in Brazil last January.

Mining News Pro - Brazil is pushing ahead with plans to allow mining in the indigenous reserves of the Amazon rain forest and will send a bill to Congress later this month to regulate the activity, according to the country’s minister for mines and energy.

Mining News Pro - A Brazilian state prosecutor expects to bring criminal charges “in the next few days” against Vale SA over the mining waste dam collapse that killed at least 259 people, even as the prosecutor’s federal counterpart continues to investigate the case.

Mining News Pro - Brazil’s Atlantic Nickel has resumed commercial production at its vast Santa Rita mine in the northeastern state of Bahia and said the first sale of concentrate will be shipped this month.

Mining News Pro - State prosecutors in Brazil have identified cracks in a tailings dam owned by iron ore mining company Vale SA and have asked the firm to hire an independent auditor to look in to the matter, a television station reported on Friday night.

Mining News Pro - U.S. President Donald Trump ambushed Brazil and Argentina on Monday, announcing he would restore tariffs on U.S. steel and aluminum imports from the two countries in apparent retaliation for currency weakness he said was hurting U.S. farmers.

Mining News Pro - Australian copper-gold miner OZ Minerals has pulled the trigger on its $35 million underground copper-gold mine in Brazil’s minerals-rich Carajás region, following a series of inter-linked strategic agreements with Vale, the country’s largest miner.

Mining News Pro - Ecuador’s government plans to tighten rules regulating the construction and operation of mining waste dams to avoid disasters like one in Brazil in January when a dam owned by Vale SA collapsed, killing hundreds.

Mining News Pro - Paulo Camillo Penna, the president of SNIC, the Brazilian national cement industry union, has expressed caution about growing cement sales so far in 2019.

Mining News Pro - Brazil’s mines and energy minister, Bento Albuquerque, said the country expects to resume production at the country’s only uranium mine before the end of the year and would open the sector to private companies.

Mining News Pro - ArcelorMittal is evaluating a potential sale of some of its iron ore operations, as the world’s biggest steelmaker seeks to cut debt by divesting non-core businesses, people familiar with the matter said.

Mining News Pro - Brazilian authorities will lay criminal charges against iron ore giant Vale, 13 of its employees and German auditor TÜV SÜD, accusing them of fraud in relation to a deadly dam burst at the company’s Córrego do Feijão mine in January.

Mining News Pro - The Brazilian state of Minas Gerais has signed a protocol of intent with Sul Americana de Metais, a unit of Chinese miner Honbridge Holdings, for the construction of a 9.1 billion reais ($2.2 billion) mining complex, newspaper O Estado de Sao Paulo reported on Saturday.

Mining News Pro - Brazil-based lithium startup Sigma Lithium Resources Corp has held talks with Tesla Inc and other automakers about supplying the key battery ingredient in the coming years, the company’s chief executive said on Thursday.

Mining News Pro - Brazil’s securities regulator CVM said on Monday it has opened up an additional investigation into whether executives of iron ore miner Vale SA breached their fiduciary duties in relation to a January dam collapse which killed nearly 250 people.

Mining News Pro - While iron ore has been hammered by the renewed escalation of the U.S.-China trade war, there are also signs the supply crunch that sent prices to a five-year high is easing.

Mining News Pro - It took less than three minutes for eight armed men to make off with $30 million worth of gold bars from Sao Paulo’s international airport — possibly the second-largest heist in Brazil’s history.

Mining News Pro - Brazilian securities regulator CVM has opened two probes into Vale Chief Financial Officer Luciano Siani’s conduct in the aftermath of a dam burst in late January that killed nearly 250 people, according to the CVM’s website.

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